Forget Google Fiber! Japanese internet-provider So-net, which is backed by Son, has just begun offering what might be the best deal on internet plans ever. The Sony-owned company is now providing subscribers with 2Gbps download speeds and 1Gbps upload speeds …Read More »
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After the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there have been numerous products related to him released that range from the normal (a biography) to the bizarre (an action figure). I’m not quite sure where to place this one, …Read More »
Don’t worry, this article isn’t about rats! Well, it kind of is. But it’s really about clones — clones of clones to be exact.
A group of biologists in Japan at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology have developed a …Read More »
In a world where every phone’s successor is getting bigger and bigger, and companies are trying to cram in all the latest and greatest tech, Japanese carrier Willcom announces the complete opposite.
The Phone Strap 2 WX06A is the successor …Read More »
3-day intensive raids in 124 location in all 47 regions of Japan? Yup, that’s Japan’s government showing they mean business when it comes to piracy.
Last year in June, an amendment to Japan’s Copyright Law was approved by the government. …Read More »
That van you see up there isn’t just any van. In fact, many years later when we’re all surfing the web on our transparent bendable phones with 5G speeds, we’ll look back on this day and thank the little guy.…Read More »
Slow down Japan! While everybody else in the world is seemingly still preparing for self-driving cars, they’ve already got theirs on the road. Japanese company NEDO, has a convoy of four trucks programmed to drive 4 meters from each other …Read More »
Japan makes some pretty wacky but cool things, and you can throw in the Mondaile Head Spa iD3 headset from Breo right there along with them.
If you’re wondering what it does, it quite literally is a portable head spa …Read More »
Were you ever too tired to clean your smartphone or tablet? Was it just too tiring a task to endure? Well, Japanese company, Takara Tomy has a solution for you! If you’re familiar with the Roomba, then this should be …Read More »
A hacker has been toying with the police and the general public in Japan since last summer. The hacker has remote controlled innocent people’s computers to send killing spree threats and a bomb threat to Nintendo headquarters. This was followed …Read More »
It sounds like Japan is getting pretty bored of plain ol’ high definition. According to a report by the Asahi Shimbun, the government is planning to start the world’s first 4K TV broadcasts as early as July next year.…Read More »
While everyone in Japan was rushing out to exchange their old flip-phones for the latest touchscreen smartphone available, there was a particular group of people who stayed faithful to their old phones — ironically, it was the unfaithful.
Japanese men …Read More »
If you’ve ever been to Japan, heck, seen pictures of Japan, you’ll know that it can be pretty crowded over there. There can be a ridiculous amount of people in very small areas. With a city so densely populated, what …Read More »
When in Japan during the new year, you’ll notice that many retailers will offer mystery bags for purchase — bags that contain a random assortment of products from that retailer, often at a big discount. Turns out that even some …Read More »
If there’s one thing I wanted to take home from Japan, it’s the toilets. It seemed like every toilet I saw had its own quirky little feature. Most of the toilets have the ability to play ambient waterfall sounds to …Read More »
Though Rock, Paper, Scissors might sound childish to many, in Japan it has just the same importance as tossing a coin in the US has in regards to making decisions. So, in Japan, having a Rock, Paper, Scissors master robot …Read More »